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Celebrating Energy Awareness Month & National Weatherization Day

The chill wind and rain made Wednesday October 19th a fitting day to celebrate energy awareness at the Energy Management Training Center of the Association for Energy Affordability (AEA).
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Bronx River Alliance Turns 10

Last night, the Bronx River Alliance celebrated ten years of progress on the Bronx River by honoring four key founders: Majora Carter, Jenny Hoffner, Alexie-Torres-Fleming and Dart Westphal. With countless others, the four founders shared their dreams and marshaled their forces to reclaim the Bronx River from a degraded, nearly invisible condition....
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Save The Putnam Trail In Bronx

We need your help - a NYC Parks Department preliminary plan proposes paving a 1.5 mile portion of the Putnam Trail!...
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Land Acquired To Protect Watershed

Environmental Protection Deputy Commissioner of Water Supply Paul Rush today announced the purchase of approximately 1,655 acres of upstate land and conservation easements for more than $4.4 million....
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Construction Of A Bronx Filtration Plant

A new water filtration plant under construction in the Bronx is the centerpiece of the largest single construction project in the history of New York City. ...
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Bronx Joins Million Pound Challenge

Recycling initiative aims to remove 1 million pounds of clothing from nyc's waste....
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Millions Granted To Clean Bronx River

Efforts to clean up the Bronx River have gotten a boost, thanks to $2.5 million in grants going to organizations and municipalities trying to fight water pollution....
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Land Acquired 4 Watershed Protection

Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway today announced the purchase of 1,323 acres of upstate land for $7.8 million. This acquisition is the latest purchase as part of New York City’s efforts to protect the upstate watershed and maintain the outstanding quality of New York City drinking water....
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Bloomberg Signs Clean Air Bill

This afternoon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law a bill that aims to reduce harmful pollutants in New York City’s air by restricting the toxic content of certain heating fuels....
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How To Polute A River

We spend a lot of time talking about river restoration, river clean up. But how exactly does a river get dirty. It must be different for every stream out there, but following the life story of the Bronx River may be a at least a good example. ...
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Bronx Swamp To Be Cleaned Up

Prompted by repeated calls from Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum, community leaders and Bronx residents, the Mayor's office announced today that they will take action to clean up a stretch of filthy standing water in Bronx....
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Recycle, Replant, Rejoice Riverdale

Come recycle your hard-to-get-rid-of items, and learn about recycling and other environmental actions you can take, at the Riverdale Y’s Environmental Fair on Sunday, June 7 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m....
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Staff Sergeant Ugarte Received A Battle Field Promotion

Staff Sergeant Ugarte received a battle field promotion from Sergeant to Staff Sergeant on July 1, 2018 by Lieutenant General Funk - the COMBINED JOINT TASK FORCE-OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE Commander for exceptional performance while deployed to Baghdad, Iraq.
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Happy Independence Day!

On January 20, 1961 John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address inspired Americans to see the importance of civic action and public service.
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Happy New Year!

Another year of success and happiness has passed.

Notice Of Formation Of Cara Mia My, LLC

Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (SSNY) on 11/08/2017.
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Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Accepted Donations From The Albanian Mob

Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj accepted campaign cash from two men indicted for money laundering in connection with drug trafficking and a scheme to smuggle AK-47s and a rocket launcher to Kosovo, records show.
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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country.
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Lightning In Bronx: Goal For Willie Negron

Inside the front lobby of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center in the Rosedale section of Bronx, Willie Negron waits patiently with a net of basketballs, uniforms and energy drinks. He is the owner, GM and coach of a semi pro basketball team that carries a lot of responsibility.

Bronx Woman Dies After Fall From Fifth Floor Of Apartment Building

A Bronx woman died after plummeting from the window of her fifth-floor apartment Friday and detectives are trying to determine if she was pushed, police sources said.
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Roheeni Saxena

is a graduate student at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she is pursuing her master of public health degree. She has professional experience working with outdoor education programs at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, and her graduate work has focused on health and science education for children living in Northern Manhattan. Inquiries can be directed towards roheeni.saxena@gmail.com.